The year's best producers of short* space content

*140 characters or less, on Twitter

The Shorty Awards honors the year's best content producers on Twitter.

The first annual Shorty Awards Ceremony was held on February 11, 2009. Read what the press had to say about it and watch video from the night. Get news about next year's awards and who to follow on Twitter by joining the email list, subscribing to the blog, or following @ShortyNews on Twitter.

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Top nominees in space

1

ryinspace

@ryinspace

I nominate @ryinspace in category #science because his commitment to the final frontier totally rocks

I nominate @ryinspace in category #space because he works diligently, totaly and tirelessly evangelizing any and all to space

I nominate @ryinspace in category #space because he has what it takes to be an astronaut!

2

spacevidcast

@spacevidcast

Last day to vote in shortyawards for @spacevidcast in #science... only about 200 votes to win! LOL

I vote for @spacevidcast in the Shorty Awards Finals for #science because they do something that is very hard to do.

I vote for @spacevidcast in #science because... they are the best live space video show on the Internet!

3

CassiniSaturn

@CassiniSaturn

I nominate @CassiniSaturn in the category #space because it tells me what's happening at Saturn!

I nominate @CassiniSaturn for a Shorty Award in #space because it takes 77 minutes to tweet the latest news from Saturn

I nominate @CassiniSaturn for a Shorty Award in #science because they make me feel inside science fiction movie.

4

MarsRovers

@MarsRovers

I nominate @MarsRovers in the category #space because they are still operating 5 years later.. and tweeting about it!

I nominate @MarsRovers for a Shorty Award in #science because they just won't give up!

I nominate @MarsRovers for a Shorty Award in #space because they're still trekking around the Red Planet 5 yrs after landing.

5

TaviGreiner

@TaviGreiner

I vote for @TaviGreiner in the Shorty Awards Finals for #science she isn't a finalist but should be.

I nominate @TaviGreiner in the category #space because she watches the night sky and tweets it with twitpics!

I nominate @TaviGreiner in the category #space because her tweets & her pics of astronomical objects are outstanding.

6

glxp

@glxp

I nominate @glxp for a Shorty Award in #space because at least someone is trying to ensure a future for humanity

I nominate @glxp for a Shorty Award in #science because... they will forever change space as we know it!

I nominate @glxp for a Shorty Award in #science because...they are AWESOME

7

cosmos4u

@cosmos4u

I nominate @cosmos4u for a Shorty Award in #space because his updates on astronomy and space news are so helpful.

I nominate @cosmos4u for a Shorty Award in #science because... thats what science-tweets should be

I nominate @cosmos4u for a Shorty Award in #science because he keeps me in up-to-the-second SCIENCE and I love that!

8

spacehack

@spacehack

I nominate @spacehack for a Shorty Award in #space because it's a great advocate for participatory space exploration.

9

MarsPhoenix

@MarsPhoenix

I vote for @MarsPhoenix in the Shorty Awards Finals for #science because I dig Mars!!!!

I vote for @MarsPhoenix in the Shorty Awards Finals for #science because it's quite useful for those w/out money 4 sci magzs.

I vote for @MarsPhoenix in the Shorty Awards Finals for #science because... of it's photographs and discoveries in space